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Sculpin IPA - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Sculpin IPASculpin IPA

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

8,177 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 8,177
Reviews: 1,965
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.52%
Wants: 848
Gots: 1,155 | FT: 43
Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Originally named Northstar IPA. Debuted in 2005.

(Beer added by: brentk56 on 04-02-2006)
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DM1293

California

4/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Disappointing but not bad.

The beer is well balanced, good malt and piney hops here. Get subtle hints of floral hops, and touches of citrusy pineapple. The bitterness isn't really controlled enough, the sweetness of the citrus side not really pulling it back. That said, the bitterness isn't really too overbearing, so while uncontrolled its still entirely drinkable if you're used to this.

I don't think its worth the price tag. I also got this thing for 8 bucks and was expecting more, really. Kind of overpriced in a market where I know plenty of other IPA's and DIPA's that are better that I can get from anywhere from 25% cheaper to half that price.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2012 19:41:11 | More by DM1293
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Sculpin IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 8,177 ratings.